Identification of Drivers for Modular Production

  • Thomas Ditlev BrunoeEmail author
  • Jacob Bossen
  • Kjeld Nielsen
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 459)


Todays competitive environment in industry creates a need for companies to enhance their ability to introduce new products faster. To increase ramp-up speed reconfigurable manufacturing systems is a promising concept, however to implement this production platforms and modular manufacturing is required. This paper presents an analysis whether and which module drivers from general product development can be applied to the development process of a modular manufacturing system. The result is a compiled list of modular drivers for manufacturing and examples of their use.


Production platforms Drivers Modular manufacturing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Ditlev Brunoe
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jacob Bossen
    • 1
  • Kjeld Nielsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringAalborg UniversityAalborg EastDenmark

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